Javascript is required to view this site. Skip to main content
Text:    -   | Translate


WNV Detected In Multiple Salt Lake County Mosquito Pools

Health officials urge residents to take precautions to avoid illness


Salt Lake County’s Longest Serving Employee Retires After 53 Years of Service

Nearly 20% of health department employees have more than 20 years at the agency


Health department adds a follow-up recommendation to “Don’t Poop in the Pool,” warns swimmers, “Don’t Drink the Water”

Half of adults don’t regularly shower before swimming; 60% admit to swallowing pool water


Health Department Reminds Restaurants: Receive Permission Before Welcoming Dogs to Patios

Twelve SLCo restaurants have applied for and received a “Paws on the Patio” variance


Health Department Announces New Prescription Drug Disposal Option

Proper disposal of medications protects our environment and helps prevent drug misuse.


Mumps Outbreak Joins Growing Measles Outbreak in Salt Lake County

Confirmed measles cases up to two; officials also report two confirmed cases of mumps in the county


Health Officials Confirm Measles Case in Salt Lake County

SLCoHD urges residents to vaccinate.


High Blood Pressure Diagnosis Inaccurate at Least 50% of the Time

New website educates clinics and patients about correct blood pressure measurement techniques


Help Those in Need the Right Way This Holiday Season

Food safety is especially important when helping vulnerable populations.


Health Department Reminds People to Avoid Contact with Bats

Three bats found in downtown SLC have tested positive for rabies.


SLCoHD Reports First Human WNV Case of the Year

Though most people are focused on Zika this season, WNV is more of a threat to Utahns.


Salt Lake County Resident with Zika Dies

The Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) announced today that a county resident infected with Zika virus died in late June.


CDC Releases Annual "Poop in the Pool" Report

Health department touts that local swimming pools are healthier than national average


Salt Lake County Woman with Zika Gives Birth to Healthy Baby

Case highlights need for travelers to protect themselves from mosquitoes.


Giant Sculptures Made From Healthy Food Encourage Food Bank Donations

Organizers of Food Design 2016 say, “The opposite of hungry isn’t full, it’s healthy.”


Salt Lake County Health Department Reports First Flu Death of the Season

Health officials remind residents that it’s not too late this season to get a flu shot.


Salt Lake County, Tesoro and Local Businesses Join Forces to Expand the Vehicle Repair Assistance Program and Help Improve Our Air

The Salt Lake County Health Department announced today a new partnership with Tesoro Foundation and local auto repair businesses that will expand the county’s one-year-old Vehicle Repair Assistance Program (VRAP).


SLCoHD Reports Human WNV Cases

Public asked to continue mosquito precautions until the first hard frost.


33% of Utahns Are Prediabetic and 90% Don’t Know They Are

New program offers hope for Utah to combat the type 2 diabetes epidemic.


SLCoHD Rules Out Cholera Disease in Two Symptomatic Patients

Lab tests confirm patients have vibriosis, caused by a related bacteria.